KAREN AND ROBERT VALIHURA have made a large donation to establish the Valihura Scholarship Fund, which will provide need-based financial aid for a 1L student who demonstrates academic excellence in their undergraduate work. Karen Valihura is a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Wilmington, Delaware, where she specializes in corporate, securities and commercial litigation. Robert Valihura is a state representative in Delaware. He is chair of the Judiciary Committee and also maintains a corporate law practice.
Karen has represented clients in a variety of high-profile corporate litigations, including Intermedia Groupís acquisition of WorldCom, Inc., Norfolk Southern Corporationís partial acquisition of Conrail, Inc., and the merger of PSI Resources, Inc. and the Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company. Her other clients have included Priceline.com, Cantor Fitzgerald, LP, the Nasdaq Stock Market, Rite Aid Corporation, Sony Pictures, and Snapple Beverage Group. Karen has served as president of the Delaware Special Olympics. Robert is a board member and president of Delaware Greenways, Inc. a board member and former president of the Rotary Club of Brandywine Hundred, and a board member of the ARC of Delaware. He serves as an adjunct professor at Widener Law School.